school

Last summer holiday weekend, a real hurrah and fish for free

It used to be that schools fired up after a summer off on the first working day after the Labor Day weekend. That school day start-up, after the holiday, allowed the family to have ...

Neighborly rivalries

When observing (with mixed interest) the battles going on in Washington D.C. over our rising debt it makes my awareness of sports grow even more. Whereas the politicians on differe ...

New program aims to keep students on same level

About 6,500 students are expected to attend the first day of school today in Lincoln. The district is home to more than 3,500 elementary students, 1,500 middle school students a ...

New school year welcomes fresh faces, familiar routines

School’s back in session Set the alarm clock. And go to bed early. I’m sure that classic advice was followed last night by many of the younger students as well as the olde ...

Why close school this week, reader asks?

Again, I am stunned by the Western Placer Unified School District. My three children are out of school this entire week for Presidents Day! Since when did Presidents’ Day req ...